Articles by: Jody Fellows
Jody Fellows is the managing editor of the Falls Church News-Press.

Falls Church’s Zpizza Closes, Pizza Bonus Opens in its Place

February 16, 2017 9:46 AM0 comments

Zpizza has closed in the City of Falls Church and in its place, Pizza Bonus has popped up. The pizza joint replacing a pizza joint is operating in the same location in the West End Plaza shopping center and offers much of the same variety of items including pizza, of […]

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Clare & Don’s, Bangkok Golden Closed Today in Show of Immigrant Support

February 15, 2017 3:54 PM0 comments

At least two Falls Church restaurants will be closed today, Thursday, Feb. 16, as part of a “Day Without Immigrants” protest. Both Clare & Don’s Beach Shack and Bangkok Golden will be taking part in the nationwide campaign responding to President Donald Trump and his administration’s crackdown on illegal immigrants, extreme vetting and other immigration policies.

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Police Arrest Suspect in 2016 Rape of Falls Church Girl

February 13, 2017 3:07 PM0 comments

A man suspected of raping a 15-year-old girl from Falls Church last July was apprehended by police during a regional gang task force operation early Monday morning.

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Letters to the Editor: Eliminating Gyms From New School Not a Good Idea

February 9, 2017 9:14 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: February 9 – 15, 2017   Eliminating Gyms From New School Not a Good Idea Editor, I read with interest your seeming support of the idea of a scaled back version of the phased version of the new school options for George Mason High School in the […]

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Report of More Shots Fired Near Jackson St. in Falls Church, Marks 3rd Incident in 7 Days

January 31, 2017 12:29 PM0 comments

The News-Press has learned of a third case of suspected gunfire in the same residential area of Falls Church as two other reported incidents that occurred in the past week.

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More Gunfire on Residential Street in Falls Church

January 30, 2017 3:26 PM0 comments

Just days after shots were fired on a residential street in the City of Falls Church, police report there were more shots fired in the same area.

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FOOD NEWS: Hot Dogs, Rare Beer & Italian Wines

January 25, 2017 8:51 PM0 comments

  Hot Dogs Join the Lineup at Lil City Creamery The latest addition to the menu at Lil City Creamery isn’t a new ice cream flavor– it’s a hot dog. Now available alongside the sundaes and cones are Nathan’s Famous all-beef dogs, which owner Jeff Goldberg began selling at his […]

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FOOD NEWS: Smashburger Closes, F.C. Distillers Gets Closer & New Doughnuts at Astro

January 11, 2017 6:40 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Smashburger Is Out of Business Smashburger, the Denver-based burger joint in the “Tulip” building at the corner of S. Washington St. and Annandale Road in Falls Church, has closed. The store, which first opened in January of 2014, closed at the end of the year. The Denver-based chain […]

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Top Falls Church Stories on the News-Press Online in 2016

December 30, 2016 9:55 AM0 comments

As we say farewell to 2016, the News-Press looks back at the five most popular posts on over the last 12 months.

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Latte Art & Swimming to Win

December 21, 2016 6:40 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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